Canoe Tripping 2
Pre-requisites for the course as set by ORCA:
1. ORCA Canoe Tripping Level 1, Lakewater Level 1A, Moving Water Level 1A, equivalent certification, or comparable skills and experience (with the permission of the Course Director). *note* these skills will also be covered on the courseIN ADDITION, it is highly recommended:
5. That you have your NLS.
Being able to successfully paddle a canoe in the Canadian wilderness requires a number of skills which include management and care of equipment and the environment.
The course will be a over a week in length incorporating ~89 hours of instruction covering the material of Moving Water 1a, Lakewater 1a, in which participants may be certified upon completion of the course. We will also spend time on different aspects of Wilderness and Remote First-Aid, but this is not a WRFA certification course unless otherwise stated.
CTII provides the experienced canoe tripper with the opportunity to improve their skills under more challenging conditions. The course takes place on a trip stressing organization, safety, leadership, and risk and crisis management. Each participant will be required to provide and prepare food for all participants for one day of our trip.
See chart on Standards page or CT2 Outline for overlapping topics and other details on CT, MW, and LW.
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